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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Peterborough
Town
Werrington
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8473
Current location

It hangs inside the entrance to the building.
Werrington Village Community Centre
Church Street
Werrington
Peterborough
Cambridgeshire
PE4 5QB
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 16893 03109
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • The Memorial was originally installed on the front outer wall of Werrington School
    facing the road
    and was visible to passers by.
    The former Werrington School
    Church Street
    Werrington
    Peterborough
    Cambridgeshire

    OS Grid Ref: TF 16905 03138
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Glazed painted oak panel within a pedimented frame that has a relief carving of a laurel wreath top-centre. The names of the villagers who died are painted in red or have a painted asterisk after their name; all others listed upon it survived.
Inscription
1914 1918/ THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED/ IN 1926 TO RECORD THE NAMES OF THE/ MEN WHO LEFT WERRINGTON TO SERVE / (84 Names)/ The following also served/ (52 further names)/ (asterisk) DIED FROM EFFECTS OF WAR.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, G
Arbon, G
Arbon, W
Austin, O
Baker, G
Barnes, R
Barnes, W A
Barnett, Allen
Barnett, W
Beeden, A
See details for all 136 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 136
    Served and returned: 106
    Died: 30
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial and surname, and whether they died.
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: depth 50mm, height 1270mm, width 740mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
From February 2019 management of the building in which the Memorial is on display will pass from Werrington Community Association to Werrington Church.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Currently the Werrington Community Association, but from February 2019 custodianship will pass to Werrington Church.

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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